byAlfred E. Pease (Alfred Edward), Sir, 1857-1939.
Both a scientific and sporting examination of the lion, this title offers natural history and hunting of the big cat the length and breadth of Africa. Pease offers his own hunting experiences as well as those of other famous sportsmen of the era, with an interesting chapter on the history of lion hunting. (abebooks.com) Topics: Lion hunting, Lions, Museum Collection, Special Collections
byBell, Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell, 1880-1951.
Account of Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell's exploits in remote North Eastern Uganda. Bell, a.k.a. “Karamojo” Bell shot over 1000 elephants and recorded every detail, including careful studies of the anatomy of the elephant skull to predict paths of bullet travel from a shot at any angle. Illustrated. Topics: Elephants, Hunting -- Africa, Museum Collection, Special Collections
Account of Finaughty's big game hunting exploits privately printed in an edition of 250 copies for distribution to noteworthy African sportsmen and other luminaries, including Theodore Roosevelt and Sir Alfred Pease. Topics: Elephants, Hunting -- Africa, Hunting -- Matabeleland, Museum Collection, Special Collections
Artist Jean Dubuffet. Dubuffet's Meteriologies Series of which the artwork 'The Substance of stars' is an example. The collection of Solomon Guggenheim Museum New York.1974 was exhibited in The Cobra Museum in Amstelveen. The Netherlands. Topics: Solomon Guggenheim Museum collection, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands.
Complete popular 1892 edition describing the travels of Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming in South Africa. Gordon-Cumming, son of a Scottish baronet, was an accomplished world traveller and sportsman, and known as the "Lion Hunter" He hunted in Africa mainly for meat, skins and ivory for himself, mostly in Bechuanaland and the valley of the Limpopo River.This volume includes several maps and black and white illustrations. Topics: Hunting -- South Africa, Museum Collection, South Africa -- History, South Africa -- Description...
George Overfelt and David Larsen phone call about the MARK8 George built in 1976. David acquired the computer from George about 1990 and in 2013 David made a 5 years loan of the computer to MARCH in Wall NJ. Dave and George discuss old times about computers in the 60/70's. Topics: MARK 8 Microcomputer. George Overfelt, David Larsen, MARCH Wall NJ, Museum collection, Bugbook...
byPennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art; Pennsylvania Museum of Art
Issues for 1903-1908 lack vol. number but constitute v. 1-6; issues for Feb. 1919-May 922 lack vol. no. but constitute v. 17 Topics: museum, pennsylvania, bulletin, collection, art, pottery, glass, century, pennsylvania museum,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=0HIEAAAAYAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
An insider's perspective of the Russo-Japanese War. The main character of this story, Violet, describes the events that led to increased access in trade routes in the Far East. Topics: Asian Collection, Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Museum Collection, Russo-Japanese...
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge focusing on the ethnology of the Kwakiutl, by Franz Boas (based on data collected by George Hunt). Topics: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals, Kwakiutl Indians, Indians of...
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge / [by F.W. Hodge] -- Use of plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region / by Melvin Randolph Gilmore. -- Preliminary account of the antiquities of the region between the Mancos and La Plata Rivers in Southwestern Colorado / by Earl H. Morris. -- Designs on prehistoric Hopi pottery / by Jesse Walter Fewkes. -- The Hawaiian romance of Laieikawai / by Martha Warren Beckwith. Topics: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals, Indians of North America,...
Photographer Micah Albert - A local photographer recently returned from a trip to Kenya. Today on Insight, Micah Albert tells us about what he found in this country that has slipped into violence and chaos. Sacramento Neighborhoods - The Sacramento neighborhoods known as Elmhurst, Tahoe Park, and Colonial Heights were once home to the California State Fair, the Sacramento County Hospital, and the Sacramento Army Depot. We talk with archivists from the Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection... Topics: photographer, Kenya photos, Micah Albert, Sacramento neighborhoods, Elmhurst, Tahoe Park, Colonial...
Report of the ethnologist-in-charge, focusing on the ethnological results of the Point Barrow Expedition, by John Murdoch, naturalist and observer, International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, 1881-1883. Pp. 3-441, pls. I-II (maps), figs. 1-428. The medicine-men of the Apache, by John G. Bourke, Captain, Third Cavalry, U.S. Army. Pp. 443-603, pls. III-VIII, figs. 429-448. Topics: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals, Ethnology -- Alaska, Eskimos...
Report of the Ethnologist-in-charge focusing on Seneca fiction, legends, and myths. Collected by Jeremiah Curtin and J. N. B. Hewitt. Topics: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Periodicals, Indians of North America --...